CBI Positions


External Positions

The University of Tennessee- Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII)

Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Purpose-grown Energy Crop Agronomics.  Apply Here.


Terragia ( is a startup founded in October, 2022 dedicated to development and commercial deployment of low-cost technology for production of cellulosic biofuels. Built on decades of pioneering research led by Dartmouth Professor Lee Lynd, Terragia’s unique consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) technology has documented potential to be cost-competitive with fossil fuels while realizing net removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The company seeks to hire 10 people with a diversity of skills to staff a joint development project undertaken with a strategic partner. We are inspired by the prospect of playing a key role in climate stabilization and rural economic development and are looking to rapidly add capable individuals to our R&D team.

For more information and how to apply: Click Here

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Lecturer and Lab Coordinator in Microbiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.   Apply Here.

Assistant Professor Position in Immunology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Apply Here.

Associate or Full Professor Position in Plant-Microbe Interactions. University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Apply Here.

Assistant Professor Position in Microbial Physiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Apply Here.

Supported by the DOE Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research